Ingredion Incorporated Procurement Agent in ON, United States

LOCATION: Cardinal, ON

Ingredion is hiring a Procurement Agent to negotiate, settle, and administer purchase agreements.

The Procurement Group is focused on ensuring that supplier decisions fulfill the daily needs of the plant, supporting the strategic plans related to supply management and supplier performance monitoring.

As a Procurement Agent, your responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiating, settling, and administering purchase agreements for capital projects and packaging as prioritized by the business

  • Creating timelines for procurement draft bids, proposals and evaluations to ensure cost competitiveness and timely delivery of goods and services

  • Supporting global sourcing strategies and alignment with overall category strategy and lead sourcing initiatives to drive measurable improvements in the areas of customer satisfaction, compliance and cost benefits

  • Reviewing contractor bid lists on a regular basis, including re-qualification based on contractor performance and ensuring suppliers comply with required insurance, quality and safety standards

The Procurement Agent position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Solve problems through creative, innovative solutions and challenge traditional methods of accomplishing tasks

  • Communicate effectively across functional lines and at all levels, establishing a high degree of credibility with staff and suppliers

  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to lead in a team environment, build consensus and foster positive relationships with team members and suppliers

  • Model a strong team focus and a desire to achieve results including the ability to manage multiple priorities and time lines

Qualified candidates will have:

  • a bachelor’s degree in business, supply management, or other technical discipline and a minimum of 5 years’ procurement experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate service agreements in support of specific business goals and strategies

  • Proven knowledge and experience in strategic sourcing, supply chain, purchasing or materials management

  • Knowledge and understanding of purchasing practices, policies and procedures

  • Sound knowledge of SAP and creating purchase orders

  • Proven ability to gather and analyze data, create models, and make sourcing decisions based on strategy of the business

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As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance. Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business. Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.

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Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, USA, we turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, our ingredients make crackers crunchy, yogurts creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger and add fiber to nutrition bars.

If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. 

What is the formula for a winning career?

It starts with joining a thought leader, innovator and true high performer, grounded in values and driven to innovate and advance.  As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offers great careers across various functions—corporate, scientific, engineering and operations, sales and technical service, marketing and more. 

Successful: Grow with a leader.  Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance.

Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values.  We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business.

Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do.  Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.